Category: winter manners

The winter driving quiz is here!

When it comes to winter driving most people deny they have any problems handling bad road conditions. Despite what we may think, winter weather comes and goes each year. We can’t do anything about the...

Preparing your vehicle for winter starts in the fall

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Procrastination; it’s something many people do. I’ve often joked by saying I was going to make a list of reasons why I procrastinate, but figure...

How much should you clear off?

I know we’re in a hurry these days, or so it seems. We tend to exaggerate how long things will take us to complete so we cut corners and take chances. The reality is that...

Sometimes it’s better to give than take

Sometimes it’s better to give than take

We’ve all learned as kids to share things and work together with others. For those who play team sports, you’ve learned the same things from your coaches. Quite often, we can benefit by working together...

Winter driving is so… mental!

As written in the Hamilton Mountain News for the November 22, 2012 edition. http://www.hamiltonnews.com/opinion/columns/community-column-mental-preparation-key-to-safe-winter-driving/ Like most people, I hate making mistakes. I get somewhat annoyed when I’ve forgotten something important. This is especially true when it’s...

How ready for winter driving are you?

It’s inevitable that winter will arrive each year, but why do so many drivers make it feel like it’s a surprise? The first snowfall each year shows us drivers spin their wheels while trying to...

You CAN fight against Murphy’s Law and win

Things happen for a reason. We all know that. We don’t have to like it, but we should at least accept it. Our friend Murphy always keeps us on our toes. You know what I...